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2008-07-31 12:00:45

By Lisa P. White, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jul. 31--MARTINEZ -- Brentwood has the CornFest, and Gilroy is famous for its annual celebration of the stinking rose. Now, Martinez has the Beaver Festival. The folks at Worth A Dam, the local nonprofit dedicated to keeping the critters in Alhambra Creek, are putting on the event in conjunction with the Willows Theatre production of "Sacajawea." The free festival is 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Alhambra...

Word of the Day
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.